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The Horace Mann School was founded 1887 as a coeducational experimental and developmental unit of Teachers College by Nicholas Murray Butler. The school moved to Morningside Heights with the newly-accredited Teachers College and into its own building in 1902. The school was named after
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The factory town is being replaced by the college town and the bureaucracy town according to this article in USA Today: College Towns Do OK In Recession
The clock is ticking... your nerves are fraying... the assignment is due the day after tomorrow and neither Teachers College nor Columbia University Libraries has the one book or article you need to complete your research. This is one of those times when Interlibrary Loan just isn't fast enough. Our library maintains limited reciprocal on-site access agreements with libraries in the met...
Spending an extended period of time away from Teachers College and New York City does not always mean giving up library services. Our library maintains limited reciprocal on-site access agreements with libraries outside New York City through the OCLC/RLG Services SHARES Program What? In-library use of...
Morningside Heights was one of the last neighborhoods in New York to be developed in the late 19th century. Farms still predominated the landscape when the newly-chartered Teachers College purchased the block on West 120th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue. Columbia University, Barnard College, Union Theological Seminary, Bank Street Colle...
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The Code4Lib Journal exists to foster community and share information among those interested in the intersection of libraries, technology, and the future. In the most recent issue: Editorial Introduction: The Code4Lib Journal Experiment, Rejection Rates, and Peer Review Edward M. Corrado Building a Location-aware Mobile Search Application with Z39.50 and HTML5 MJ Suhonos OpenRoom: Making Room Reservation Easy for Students and Faculty Bradley D. Faust, Arthur W. Hafner, and Robert L. Seaton ...
The Gottesman Libraries carry on the long tradition of service to Teachers College begun by the Bryson Library in 1887. The Industrial Education Association, precursor to Teachers College, was located at that time at 9 University Place in what is now the East Village. Miss Grace Hoadley Dodge functioned as the Association's acting president. Noted businessman and philanthropist George W. Vand...
When using the Gottesman Library's online search systems, sometimes searching for articles on a broad topic using SuperSearch can result in too much of a good thing: Hundreds of results. SuperSearch has features to help you focus on your specific needs and reduce the number of results. For example, searching for the term "educational theories" results in 683 articles. Clicking on "Refine Search" in the upper left corner of the Results Page lets you add additional qualifying terms to your original search. Adding the term "Kindergarten" to "Educational theories" reduces the number of...
All Teachers College students are entitled to the following free resources for the few minutes it takes to register: Pressible: Pressible is the library's newest social networking tool: A networked, easy-to-use personal publishing platform developed by EdLab. PocketKnowledge: PocketKnowledge is a social archive where you can store and retrieve your own personally-authored materials. PK is also the home of the Teachers College Archives. PocketKnowledge was de...
WilsonWeb, a major provider of the library's full text journals, now offers a text-to-speech feature called ReaderSpeaker. ReaderSpeaker converts the text to speech without the need for software downloads or special plug-ins. An icon appears next to Full Text HTML articles that offer ReaderSpeaker. Open the article and select either a male or female voice. You can listen to the streaming audio at your desk or download as an MP3 file that can be played in i...